Aaron McCann was born in Dublin, Ireland and raised in Perth, Western Australia; he has been working in the Australian film industry as a director and a writer since 2004. In 2011 he had international success with the online web series; Henry & Aaron’s 7 Steps to Superstardom. In 2012 his short horror film Perished was selected and premiered at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival.
Since then he has had continued success both online and in the TV sphere with It’s a Snap! and Set Yourself Free (two online viral videos) reaching a collective viewership of 24 million. Aaron wrote and directed the mockumentary Top Knot Detective for SBS Viceland in 2016 which was nominated for Best Director and Best Short at the West Australian Screen Awards 2015.
In 2017 Top Knot Detective screened as part of the Official Selection for the Belfast Film Festival, FrightFest UK, Perth Revelation Film Festival and the Nice International Film Festival. Aaron is currently co-writing and co-directing the feature mockumentary Koko for Woos Group Film Productions.
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